37°FOvercastFull Forecast

Ballpark to debut ‘urinal gaming system’ in Pa.

Published: Thursday, March 28, 2013 5:30 a.m. CST

ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Talk about streaming media: The Philadelphia Phillies’ top minor league affiliate is set to debut what it calls a “urinal gaming system” at its ballpark in Allentown.

The Lehigh Valley IronPigs tapped a British company to install the system in men’s restrooms at Coca-Cola Park.

It consists of a video display mounted above each urinal. When a fan approaches, the video console will sense his presence and switch into gaming mode. The guy aims left or right to control the play on the screen.

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Daily Chronicle.

Reader Poll

How important a problem is global warming?
Very important
Somewhat important
Not very important
It’s not real